Your success matters to us, and you’ll be more successful at San Jacinto College when you start in the right classes. San Jacinto College offers and administers the TSI-A exam to determine your college readiness levels in math, reading and writing. Testing does not have to be completed in one day. You are able to test over a 14 day period from the day that you started testing. Test scores will be available upon completion of all test sections. Your test scores will determine if you are ready for college level courses, or if you need a bit more practice with college preparatory courses.
Steps for taking TSI Assessment
Step 1: Complete the Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) at http://www.sanjac.edu/apply-register/overview/testing/pre-assessment-activity
Step 2: Submit PAA certificate to Admissions (new students), Educational Planning & Counseling (returning students), Dual Credit office (dual credit students) to retrieve a Testing Request Form
Step 4: Take the Testing Request Form to the Test Center with your photo ID to start testing
Step 5: 15 minutes after testing you can see an Educational Planner (returning students) or Dual Credit office (dual credit students) for your test results. For all new students, you will need to sign up for New Student Orientation via your SOS account, 24-48 hours after testing. You will visit with an Admissions Advisor after you attend New Student Orientation.
TSIA Testing Schedule
Mondays 8:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesdays 8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesdays 8:30am – 5:30pm
Thursdays 8:30am – 5:30pm
Fridays 8:30am – 12pm
TSIA Test Registration Information
Each campus allows walk-in testing for the TSIA. You will need to see an Admissions Advsior (new students) or an Educational Planner (continuing students) to obtain a Testing Request Form and you can bring the form along with your photo identification card to start testing. If you are retesting, there is a $30 fee.
Central Campus allows online registration , please click the link below to schedule online.
North Campus allows online registration, please click the link below to schedule online.
South campus offers online registration. Please click on the link below to schedule your exam.
TSIA Informational Brochure (Before Testing)
TSIA Interpreting Your Score (After Testing)
The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The following College official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 4620 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77504; 281-991-2659; Sandra.Ramirez@sjcd.edu